Cantor's shocking loss will be felt in Silicon Valley

[Commentary] The aftershocks of the political earthquake that shook Congress to its core will be felt in Silicon Valley. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's historic loss in the Republican Virginia primary shattered the Valley's hope that Congress would pass immigration reform.

The tech community needs to adjust to the fact that having Republicans in power no longer means a business friendly government. So tech companies will continue struggling to fill thousands of openings with skilled workers. And House Republicans will continue to block the bipartisan, Senate-passed immigration bill that would nearly double the number of H-1B visas for skilled workers from the current 65,000, among other reforms that are both pro-business and humane.


Cantor's shocking loss will be felt in Silicon Valley